The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.79% 6.38% 4.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.81% 31.58% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£293 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.69% 20.21% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 14
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
4 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (23.53%) WCF
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) XML
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) MVC
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (17.65%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) Sun
10 5 (14.71%) Sun Certification
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) JUnit
10 5 (14.71%) JSP
10 5 (14.71%) Servlets
10 5 (14.71%) Struts
10 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
10 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
10 5 (14.71%) AppFabric
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Agresso
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) DTS
6 1 (2.94%) MS Access
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JUnit
1 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
2 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 8 (23.53%) WCF
3 8 (23.53%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) J2EE
4 5 (14.71%) JSP
4 5 (14.71%) Servlets
4 5 (14.71%) Struts
4 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (14.71%) AppFabric
4 5 (14.71%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) EJB
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) LINQ
7 1 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) RIA
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 6 (17.65%) SOA
3 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Logistics
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
5 2 (5.88%) E-Procurement
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Sun Certification
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) Sun
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.94%) BMC
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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